Alongside the 2015 Dodge Charger, the latest Dodge Challenger has been revealed at the New York Auto Show 2014. Featuring a host of new variants as well as some visual changes just like the new Charger, the 2015 Dodge Challenger is immediately recognisable from the current model.
From a visual standpoint, brand new headlights have been fitted as has a new split front grille, a more prominent power bulge in the bonnet and redesigned foglights. Overall, the new Dodge Challenger maintains the shape of the outgoing model while at the rear, brand new taillights are featured on gloss black trim. These new taillights are LED units and certainly look very distinct.
Just like the new Charger, the 2015 Dodge Challenger is available in a host of specifications. These are the Challenger SXT, SXT Plus, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, 6.4-liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker. The most interesting two are the new Scat Pack and Shaker models. Under the hood, the Challenger 6.4-liter Scat Pack is fitted with a 392 cubic inch V8 engine delivering 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque.
This powerplant can be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic. When equipped with the auto, the car should hit 100 km/h in the mid-four seconds. As for the Shaker model, it is available in either 6.4-liter or 5.7-liter V8 engine specification. Just like the recently revealed 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker, it includes the new Shaker hood and a new cold air intake. It comes fitted as standard with the Super Track Pak suspension setup along with a new graphics package, sport seats and Goodyear Eagle F1 tyres.
In the cabin, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger features a prominent 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect Access infotainment system while a smaller 7-inch display is found in the instrument cluster.
Pricing details have yet to be revealed.